Red Faction: Armageddon

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ



  • Completion bonuses

    Successfully complete the game to unlock Mr. Toots, the "Cheats" menu, and New Game+ mode.

  • Cheats

    The indicated cheats can be purchased for the listed price once the "Cheats" menu has been unlocked:

    Unlimited Ammo

      Singularity Cannon: 5,000
      Pulse Grenade: 5,000
      XNG-5000: 5,000
      Nano Rifle: 5,000
      Banshees: 5,000
      Arc Welder: 5,000
      Charge Launcher: 5,000
      Plasma Beam/Mr. Toots: 5,000
      Plasma Cannon: 5,000
      Assault Rifle: 5,000
      Rail Driver: 5,000
      Rocket Launcher: 5,000
      Shotgun: 5,000
      Pistols: 5,000

    Weapon Unlocks

      Napalm Laser: 10,000
      Convergence Laser: 8,000
      L.E.O. Rocket Launcher: 8,000
      L.E.O. Machine Gun: 6,000
      Lava Barge Turret: 6,000

    Visual Modes

      Sketch Mode: 10,000
      Night Vision Mode: 8,000


      Instant Nano Forge: 10,000
      Super Melee: 8,000

  • Easy "Haymaker" achievement

    After unlocking the Impact and partially upgrading it, go to a level where there are a lot of Creepers. When they all swarm around you, shoot them with the Impact. It should kill them all, and you will get the "Haymaker" achievement.

  • Achievements

    Accomplish the indicated achievement to get the corresponding number of Gamerscore points:

      That Coulda Gone Better (30 points): Finish the Single Player game on Hard Difficulty.
      Ooooh Yeah! (10 points): Kill 5 enemies with one L.E.O. shoulder bash.
      Losses (15 points): Make it through to the lair.
      One Big, Ugly Motha... (20 points): Defeat the source of it all.
      Hit 'N Run (15 points): Kill an enemy by ramming them with the Inferno GX.
      Exterminator (15 points): Destroy 100 Pods while piloting the Mantis.
      Nanergy! (30 points): Gather 25,000 total salvage.
      Martian Drive-By (15 points): Kill 100 enemies while in the Marauder Scout Walker.
      Crusader (15 points): Kill 175 enemies while in the L.E.O. exoskeleton.
      Salvager (20 points): Find 200 piles of salvage.
      Knock, Knock (15 points): Open up the secret entrance.
      Things Fall Apart (20 points): Destroy the Water Filtration Plant.
      Survival Of The Fittest (15 points): Make it to the surface.
      Vanguard (15 points): Escort the convoy.
      Secrets Long Buried (10 points): Remove the Seal.
      We're Not Alone (10 points): Make it back to civilization.
      I'm All You've Got (15 points): Defend the Red Faction.
      Old Friends, Older Enemies (15 points): Safely escort Winters through the depths.
      Plan B (15 points): Find out how to reach the lair.
      Must Go Faster (15 points): Travel to the Marauder homelands.
      Weather The Storm (15 points): Destroy the Jamming Devices.
      Family Business (20 points): Defeat the Mantis.
      Money Well Spent (15 points): Buy out any one Upgrade ring.
      All For One, One For All (25 points): Finish a 4 player Infestation game beyond wave 9 without anyone bleeding out.
      Soldier (25 points): Finish waves 1 through 10 on any map in Infestation.
      Field Surgeon (15 points): Perform Revival 25 times in Infestation.
      Boom Goes The Dynamite (10 points): Kill 2 other enemies with a single exploding Berserker.
      Crack Shot (10 points): Kill a Wraith before it re-stealths.
      Commando (50 points): Finish waves 1 through 20 on any map in Infestation.
      Back At Ya! (20 points): Make an enemy kill themselves while shooting at your Shell.
      Chronicler (25 points): Listen to 40 Audio Logs.
      Cheater! (20 points): Buy a Cheat.
      Honorary Mason (75 points): Finish waves 1 through 30 on any map in Infestation.
      I Need A Nap (75 points): Finish the Single Player game on Insane Difficulty.
      What Is Best In Life? (15 points): Perform melee finishers on 25 Creepers (single player only).
      It's All In The Wrist (15 points): Send an enemy at least 30 meters with Impact.
      Haymaker (10 points): Kill 5 enemies in one shot with Impact.
      Zero G War (20 points): Kill 50 Shockwaved enemies before they hit the ground.
      Martian Can Opener (40 points): Buy every Upgrade.
      Hold Still (10 points): Kill 6 enemies in one use of Shockwave.
      Lock And Load (20 points): Keep Berserk active for at least 21 seconds in one use.
      Liftoff (10 points): Send an enemy at least 50 meters with the Magnet Gun.
      Martian Matchmaker (10 points): Fire an enemy into another enemy with the Magnet Gun.
      In. The. Face! (25 points): Kill one of each enemy type with the Maul.
      Bug Hunt (20 points): Finish at least one wave on each map in Infestation.
      Catch! (30 points): Use the Magnet Gun to fling debris BACK at a Tentacle.
      Unto The Breach (15 points): Gain entry into the Terraformer.

    Additionally, there is one secret achievement:

      Breathe Easy (30 points): Put an end to the threat, once and for all.

    The following achievements require the "Path To War" bonus downloadable content:

      Air Superiority (30 points): Clear a safe path to the Terraformer for Hale.
      Bird of Prey (20 points): Allow no Red Faction to survive your attacks on their mountain base.
      Swath of Destruction (30 points): Reunite Sgt. Winters with the Red Faction.
      Armored Cavalry (20 points): Rescue the pinned-down Red Faction soldiers.
      Nuke It from Orbit (30 points): Wipe out the Cultist military camp.
      Wrecking Ball (20 points): Get 20 kills with the Shard Cannon.
      A Taste of their Own (20 points): Eliminate 10 enemies using one of their own turrets.
      Triple Threat (30 points): End the three-way battle between yourself, the aliens, and the Cultists.
      Stick Around (20 points): Get 20 kills with the Sharpshooter.
      Full of Malice (30 points): Kill Mallus.

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